This course is designed to be an introduction to search and recovery diving helping the student diver develop the necessary skills and knowledge for safe search and recovery practices. The course includes 4 dives conducted from a boat or from the shore, with a PADI Instructor.


To qualify for the Search and Recovery Diver course, an individual must:

1. Be certified as a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, Junior Advanced Open Water Diver or have a qualifying certification from another training organization.
Be certified as a PADI Open Water Diver, Junior Open Water Diver and PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty Diver.
Have qualifying certifications from another training organization. In this case, a qualifying certification is defined as proof of entry-level scuba certification and proof of speciality course certification in underwater navigation with a minimum of three scuba dives that include training in natural and compass navigation.
2. Be 12 years of age or older.

The Search and Recovery Dive conducted during the PADI Adventures in Diving program may be counted toward this speciality at the discretion of the instructor conducting the speciality course.

Price: €69/Dive
Online Price: €63/Dive
Certification fee: €40
PADI Manual: €35

PADI Speciality Courses

How about taking your diver training to the next level with one of our PADI Speciality Courses?  Here at Oonas Dive Club, we run a wide range of courses so whether your interest is in deeper diving, perfecting your buoyancy skills, learning more about our wonderful marine environment, taking amazing underwater photos or a whole range of other options, we feel sure we have a course for you.
If you complete 5 Speciality Courses you will be well on the way to reaching the pinnacle of recreational diving, the Master Scuba Diver.
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